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June 1st, 2011

The Greatest Generation: One man shares family's incredible story of World War II

June 1, 2011

The war veteran holds the piece of worn, tattered newspaper in his 90-year-old hands.

May 31st

Thomas, Nevins Exchange Vows

May 31, 2011

Thomas, Nevins Exchange Vows

Katharine Geonette Thomas and Reid Addison Nevins were united in marriage Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at First United Methodist Church in West Point, Miss. The 2 p.m. ceremony was officiated by the Rev. Jeffery Shannon and Minister Tim Wilson.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Lamar Thomas of West Point, Miss. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Hollis M. Pendley of West Point, Miss., and the late Mr. Hollis M. Pendley, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Leo C. Thomas.

May 24th

Clay County Man Dies After Vehicle Accident

May 24, 2011

56-year-old Robert Jolly of Cedar Bluff died Monday night after being struck by an 18-wheeler traveling east bound on U.S. Highway 82 near the Montgomery/Webster County line.
According to the Mississippi Highway Patrol, Jolly was standing in front of his 1996 Chrysler LHS that was parked on the northbound shoulder of the highway when the 2005 International 18-wheeler ran off the road and collided with Jolly's vehicle. The 18-wheeler was driven by 63-year-old Ben Cliett of Cedar Bluff, who was traveling east bound on Highway 82 around Pheba.

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Colliding With Vehicle

May 24, 2011

57-year-old Jane Morgan of Starkville is in critical condition after being struck Sunday morning by a vehicle traveling west bound on Highway 50 in Clay County.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol reports that Morgan was also headed west bound on her bicycle alongside another cyclist around 10 a.m. Sunday when a driver, 44-year-old Robbie Morton of Cedar Bluff, hit Morgan with her vehicle. Officials say Morton was not charged with anything, and the accident is currently under investigation by MHP.

Charles E. "Bill" Turnage

May 24, 2011

Charles E. "Bill" Turnage

Charles E. "Bill" Turnage, age 98, passed away, Saturday, May 21, 2011, at the Covington County Hospital, in Collins, Miss.
Charles Estel Turnage was born Feb. 22, 1913, in Montpelier, Miss., to the late Jenny Langford and Lynwood Turnage. He worked at Babcock & Wilcox in the Steel Yard for 25 years and was a member of Enon Baptist Church. Charles E. "Bill" Turnage married Geneva Cartee Turnage July 1, 1938, in Montpelier, she preceded him in death August 10, 1991.

Kenneth Taylor

May 24, 2011

Kenneth Taylor

Virgie Dalyne Wilkinson

May 24, 2011

Virgie Dalyne Wilkinson

Virgie Dalyne Wilkinson, age 78, formerly of West Point, passed away Saturday, May 21, 2011, at Traceway Retirement Community in Tupelo, Miss.
Graveside services were Monday, May 23, 2011, at 1 p.m. at Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City.
Robinson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

James Baskin

May 24, 2011

James Baskin

James Baskin, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2011, in Chicago, Ill.
Funeral services were Monday, May 23, 2011, at the J.F. Carter Chapel at Carter Funeral Home, with the Rev. Bobby Bowen officiating. Burial followed in the St. Robinson M.B. Church Cemetery.
Carter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

May 23rd

Fred Douglas Ballard

May 23, 2011

Fred Douglas Ballard

Fred Douglas Ballard, age 88, passed away Thursday, May 19, 2011, at Rush Specialty Hospital in Meridian, Miss.
Funeral services are Tuesday, May 24, 2011, at noon from St. Paul M.B. Church, with the Rev. Pastor Joe Ballard of Chicago, Ill., officiating. Burial will follow in West Point Memorial Gardens.
Visitation is Monday, May 23, 2011, from 3 – 6 p.m. from Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

May 20th

Willie Doff Echoles

May 20, 2011

Willie Doff Echoles

Willie Doff Echoles, age 72, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2011, at Trace Regional Hospital in Houston, Miss.
Funeral services are Saturday, May 21, 2011, at 11 a.m. from Popular Springs M.B. Church in Calhoun City, Miss., with the Rev. James Clark officiating.
Burial will follow in Popular Springs M.B. Church Cemetery.
Visitation is today, from 3 – 6 p.m. at Carter's Mortuary Services Chapel.
Carter's Mortuary Services is in charge of arrangements.

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